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Marlene's at the Big Chill

518 Oak St, Graham, TX 76450-3039
+1 940-549-4772
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“hit the spot” (2 reviews)
American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
518 Oak St, Graham, TX 76450-3039
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More of a greasy spoon diner. The service is good, the food is average. It has a sort of 50's feel to it. It could seriously use some updates & wiping the menus down would also help.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Nice country style restaurant to have family breakfast or brunch in. Marlene personally serves you. You are surrounded by Grahams history and will allow you to enjoy eating in a friendly atmosphere. Satisfying country style cuisine.

Thank ycpoe
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This is a small town diner. Staff where very friendly and willing to make you an order the way you wanted it. Food was priced very fair for the amount you got, and was done the way you wanted it. If you are going through...More

Thank gear_guy25
Reviewed May 3, 2017

They serve a great plate lunch during the week, and an awesome breakfast on the weekends. If you're touring the square, drop in.

Thank Stacy L
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a nearby ranch and wanted to experience an American diner. This was perfect. We had a baked potato and half Reuben which both hit the spot. Atmosphere was very friendly.

Thank Alisam50
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Marlene serves the best breakfast in town. Lunch offerings are varied. The Cajun catfish is wonderful. Sandwiches and soups are terrific. This is a great place to eat in Graham.

Thank revawesome
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We found this little treasure for breakfast. The service was great or breakfast was very good and a great price. I would love to be able to stay in town for lunch. Located in the historic square is a plus.

Thank Larry H
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

The ambiance is fantastic. Takes you back to days gone by. Breakfast was fantastic and good prices! You must eat here if you are in town.

Thank brettlevy
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We enjoyed our lunch at Marlene's very much. The service was outstanding and so personable. We had the tomato cheese jalapeño soup, Philly cheese steak sandwich and a Reuben sandwich. The sandwiches were done to perfection and the soup hit the spot...a little spicy, but...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The food at Marlene's was amazing and you just have to try her desserts. The lady herself was extremely welcoming and friendly and the ladies who work there are all lovely. Thus place is a must.

Thank Lizzie D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 Oak St, Graham, TX 76450-3039
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Graham
  • Phone Number: +1 940-549-4772
Marlene's at The Big Chill has served the city of Graham, TX since Oct. 1999. We are a family operated, family oriented establishment serving American, Southwestern and Cajun cuisines. Breakfast and lunch are served in quick fashion. Bread, soups, meals and desserts are homemade from scratch. We have seating for approximately 70 persons and ask that large groups would make a reservation. Marlene's has a courteous and friendly wait staff and wonderful homemade food. We are open weekdays, closed weekends and some holidays and are located on the square nest to the National Theater.
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